Richard Harman took this photo at the annual Coralville winter water fights held last January. This year's water fights will be Jan. 27.

     Jan. 8, 2018: First day of 2018 Legislative Session.

     Jan. 9, 2018: Governor’s Condition of the State Address, Des Moines.

Jan. 11, 2018: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Assn. meeting, Scottsbluff (Rural) Fire Department, 7 p.m.

      With the recent events involving mass shootings, we have all taken a hard look at how we would respond if something as tragic as this happened in our area. Although the numbers of people that die in these senseless acts are small when compared to other common events, it is important that we are prepared if it did occur in our back yard.

     My name is Amber Kephart. I live in Sigourney with my husband, Eric and our two sons, Cooper and Grayson. My husband is a Deputy Sheriff for the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Department and has been since 2008 and is also a volunteer firefighter for Sigourney Fire Department.

     Friday was a day many area residents will long remember. It began like most days this month. The skies were clear, the temperature was moderate and the wind was calm.

On Nov. 2, Coleridge Fire and Rescue was paged out to a field fire four miles east of Coleridge. Four trucks and seven firefighters responded along with an ambulance and three EMTs. Cause of the fire was electrical panel attached to a grain bin.

     Yankton firefighters responded to a report of a fully involved mobile home fire two miles east of Yankton at 9:38 p.m. Monday night, Dec. 4. Firefighters encountered heavy fire from the front two-thirds of the home.

Richard Harman took this photo at the annual Coralville winter water fights held last January. This year's water fights will be Jan. 27.

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